Computer History - 1961
Major computer events in 1961
Fairchild Semiconductor introduces the first commercially available integrated circuits (IC's).
Other computer events in 1961
Accredited Standards Committee is founded, this committee later becomes the INCITS.
New computer products and services introduced in 1961
strike an ink ribbon on a typewriter that was first introduced with the IBM Selectric typewriter on July 27, 1961. In the picture is an example of a type ball used in a typewriter.
The programming language FORTRAN IV is created.
Computer companies founded in 1961
Bryant Computer Products is established.
ECMA is established.
Funa Electric Co., Ltd is established.
Memorex is founded.
Computer pioneers born in 1961
Ed Colligan is born March 4, 1961
Michael Lazaridis is born March 14, 1961
Peter Diamandis is born May 20, 1961
Mark Tebbe is born July 1, 1961
Werner Koch is born July 11, 1961
Michael Hawley is born November 18, 1961
Safra Catz is born December 1, 1961
Brendan Eich is born in 1961
Jack Tretton is born in 1961
Ken Goldberg is born in 1961
Computer pioneer deaths in 1961
Lee Forest passes away June 30, 1961 (Age: 87)